Chris Bertish is a South African surfer, stand-up paddleboarder, adventurer, and motivational speaker. In 2004 he gained recognition as the owner of ‘Best Cribbar Barrel Vision Ever’ after he pulled into a giant closeout at the infamous big wave spot in Cornwall.

In March 2017 he completed the first solo, unsupported stand-up paddle board (SUP) crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. He did it while supporting charitable organizations. He has also set other SUP world records. His efforts moved an obscure sport onto the forefront of many important media outlets.  Chris also a best -selling author.


Derek Watts is a South African television presenter best known for being on the show Carte Blanche. He is also an MC, Guest Speaker, and media trainer.

With over thirty years’ experience in Journalism, Derek has become a household name. His name is synonymous with Carte Blanche and Sunday nights would not feel right if he wasn’t in our living rooms.

Carte Blanche is now a multiple-award-winning show with local and international recognitions. The show introduced a new face to investigative journalism in South Africa.


Stuart Taylor is probably best known to South Africans as the presenter of SABC 3’s hit travel show, ‘Going Nowhere Slowly’. But when this Stellenbosch University science graduate is not in front of the camera with mud-powdered face and wind-styled hair, Taylor is enchanting local and international audiences with his headline, stand-up comedy, and magic shows.

His award-winning formula of a meticulous fusion of comedy and magic earned him recognition as South Africa’s Comedy Magic Champion. After ditching his microscope and lab coat, Taylor’s delightful potion of enigmatic entertainment has mesmerised audiences globally.